ODAC Players of the Week - Week 27

ODAC Players of the Week - Week 27

FOREST, Va. --- Weather continues to wreak havoc on early-season spring sports outings with rain last week limiting events for baseball and softball and changing event schedules for men's and women's golf. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, top-to-bottom left-to-right): Paul Gladstone from Virginia Wesleyan men's tennis, Christina Harris from Lynchburg women's tennis, Katrina Martin from Bridgewater softball, Andrew Lowe from VWU baseball, Hanna Hull from VWU softball, Katherine Faria from Washington and Lee women's lacrosse, Prince Charles from Randolph men's lacrosse, Beth Ann Townsend from W&L women's golf, and Jaylon Lee from Eastern Mennonite baseball.

Below are entries for all nine winners.  Click on the associated links to see that sport's weekly honor roll.

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ODAC Players of the Week

Thru Week Prior to: March 4, 2019

Andrew Lowe | Virginia Wesleyan | Jr. | Pitcher
Lowe, a junior from Franklin, Va., made two appearances last week and helped the Marlins to a pair of victories. In a staff day during the midweek, Lowe worked 3.0 shutout without allowing a hit. He walked one and fanned two as Virginia Wesleyan defeated Mary Washington, 7-4. Lowe then got the start and earned a 2-1 victory over Rochester on the weekend. He gave up one run on five hits in 6.1 frames on the hill. He walked two and fanned four in picking up his first win of the season. 

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Jaylon Lee | Eastern Mennonite | So. | Outfielder
Lee, a sophomore from Newport News, Va., hit safely in all five games played last week in the Royals 2-2-1 week. He slashed .444/.583/1.056 with six of his eight hits going for extra bases. Lee went 3-for-7 with a double, triple, homer, four RBI, and five runs scored with two walks and a stolen base in a series split with PSU-Harrisburg. He was at his best in a 16-12 win over Southern Virginia as he went 3-for-4 with a double, homer, four RBI, and two runs scored. He finish his week going 2-for-7 with a walk in a split with Oneonta. He doubled and drove in three runs over those two outings. For the season, Lee is hitting .410 (16-of-39) with three homeruns, 15 RBI, and nine runs scored.

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Beth Ann Townsend | Washington and Lee | So.
Townsend, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., helped lead Washington and Lee to a tie for fifth out of 14 teams at the Callaway Gardens Collegiate on Saturday by tying for medalist honors. The event was shortened by one round due to inclement weather. Townsend carded a +2 score of 75 to tie with Bailey Plourde of Centre for first-place out of 88 golfers. She birdied the 18th hole to move into a tie for first. For the season, Townsend has played five rounds and she has recorded a 76.8 scoring average.

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Prince Charles | Randolph | Sr. | Midfielder
Charles, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., stuffed the stat sheet in leading Randolph to a 1-1 showing last week. Charles opened with two goals and two assists in a 9-7 victory over SUNY Delhi. He went 9-of-12 in face-off attempts and picked up six ground balls. Charles was equally as efficient in the WildCats 11-7 setback to Methodist, winning 11-of-15 on the face-off with 11 ground balls. He scored two goals and dished out an assist on a third while causing a pair of turnovers. For the season, Charles has racked up 10 points on five goals and five assists. He is 52-of-69 (.754) on face-offs with 42 ground balls.

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Paul Gladstone | Virginia Wesleyan | Sr.
Gladstone, a senior from Port Orange, Fla., helped lead Virginia Wesleyan to a 9-0 team victory over Emory & Henry. Gladstone posted a 6-2, 6-0 win over Brandon McGuire at #1 singles, his first of the season. He joined Mike Portera for an 8-4 victory over Archer Marlow and Andrew McClung at #2 doubles. 

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Hanna Hull | Virginia Wesleyan | Jr. | Pitcher
Hull, a junior from Chesterfield, Va., improved to 3-0 on the season with two victories in dominant fashion. Hull recorded 31 of the 42 outs over her two shutout victories via strikeout. She opened with 18 punchouts in a 2-0 victory over Fredonia State. She gave up two hits and walked a pair while recording the fourth 18-plus strikeout game of her career. It is one off her own VWU and ODAC record of 19 strikeouts during her freshman campaign. Hull was back at it in a 3-0 win over Kean, fanning 13 batters while allowing five hits without a walk in a second 7-inning shutout. For the season, Hull is 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA thru 18.0 innings of work. She has struck out 43 batters against three walks.

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Katrina Martin | Bridgewater | So. | 1st Base
Martin, a sophomore from Bridgewater, Va., hit safely in each of four games played last week, helping Bridgewater to a 4-0 record. Martin slashed .700/.750/1.500 in going 7-for-10 with a triple, two homers, seven RBI, and six runs scored. She was a combined 3-for-3 with a triple, three RBI, two runs scored, and a walk in a sweep of PSU-Altoona (8-0, 9-1). Martin went 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBI, and three runs scored in a 10-6 triumph over Defiance. She capped her week by going 1-for-2 with a walk, homer, two RBI, and a run scored in a 3-0 win over Dominican (Ill.).

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Katherine Faria | Washington and Lee | Fy. | Attack
Faria, a first-year from Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., helped lead then nationally eighth-ranked Washington and Lee to an upset victory in a clash of nationally top-10 rated squads. Faria scored once in the first half and then tallied a pair of second-half goals, including the first of a three-goal spurt to send the game to overtime. Faria tallied the game-winning goal with 1:22 on the overtime clock for a 14-13 victory over then fourth-ranked Salisbury. Washington and Lee has moved up to third in this week's IWLCA coaches poll. For the season, Faria leads the ODAC with 14 goals and is second with 18 points.

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Christina Harris | Lynchburg | Jr.
Harris, a junior from Falls Church, Va., helped the Hornets to a pair of 9-0 team victories over St. Mary's (Md.) and Guilford. Harris posted a pair of #1 singles victories, winning 6-0, 6-0 over SMC's Claire Bodine and 6-1, 6-0 over GC's Makayla McLaurin. Harris and partner Caroline Guill won twice at #1 doubles, picking up 8-0 and 8-1 victories, respectively. Harris is ranked 32nd in the nation on the ITA's singles charts, the only ODAC player currently ranked.

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